Category: Crypto-currency

IOTA – Machine – to- Machine micropayment system.

https://iota.org/   #White paper. People in crypto world are watching the significant growth of IOTA as a crypto currency. The currency has gained more than 100% in just 1 week!. Currently trading at $4.14 and up. Interestingly, its not easy for US Citizens and residents to buy IOTA. IOTA is exclusively traded on bitfinex. The significant rise

zk-SNARKs – Privacy for Blockchain

zk-SNARKs stands for Zero-Knowledge Succinct Non-Interactive Argument of Knowledge Proofs. If your in crypto space, you might have heard about “zk-SNARKs” . Details are either sketchy or explained in a very complex way. Even the white paper from Ethereum has complex explanation to be easily understandable. So it takes some time to wrap around this concept. FYI#

Prism – World’s first platform for portfolios of assets.

https://prism.exchange/ Prism is built by ShapeShift.io. (ShapeShift is famous platform for crypto asset conversion and exchange). Currently Prism is under private beta and users can join their waitlist. Prism is a first of a kind platform for creating portfolios of assets. Prism, is an Ethereum based decentralized application. It does not have its own token. Prism

RootStock – Smart Contracts for Bitcoin

http://www.rsk.co/ Github location: https://github.com/RSKSmart This blog post is different than others. Rootstock or RSK is not a decentralized app. Rootstock is still work in progress. Its a complete new paradigm improving the Bitcoin platform. Currently Bitcoin platform is extremely slow in transaction processing (7 transactions per second) and Bitcoin does not allow conditional flows. Rootstock is

Dmarket – decentralized marketplace for virtual goods

https://dmarket.io/ Dmarket is a Ukraine based startup which plans to bring decentralized marketplace for virtual goods in the gaming world.  The white paper is listed here. Dmarket is a fully decentralized application on blockchain platform leveraging. Currently , they are leveraging Ethereum ERC-20 tokens for the ICO, and later will be incentivizing users through their

Steemit – Decentralized reddit

https://steemit.com Steemit is the next generation of social applications which incentivize users for engagement on their platform by leveraging the power of blockchains and crypocurrency. Important to note that Steemit is not a fully decentralized application (where entire data is stored in distributed manner), but only a blockchain based data model is distributed to leverage the
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